Hyderabad: CEC flags off mobile vehicles on awareness of EVMs, VVPATs

Hyderabad: Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat on Tuesday flagged off mobile awareness vehicles that will give demonstration of the working of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) ahead of the assembly elections in the state scheduled on December 7.

Underlining the importance of casting vote, slogans like ‘Your vote, your future’, ‘Make your vote count’ and ‘Think democracy is in your hand’ have been displayed on the vehicles.

A high-level team led by the Chief Election Commissioner held a meeting with all the DEOs, SPs, DIG and IGs of Telangana to assess the ground reality on poll preparedness in the state on the second day of their visit.

While reviewing poll preparedness on Monday, the Election Commission of India (ECI) team held a meeting with the recognised political parties in the state. Each political party was given 10 minutes to represent their party voice on the preparations for upcoming elections.

Counting of votes of the Telangana assembly elections will be done on December 11.